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Fishing Massachusetts

EZFishing brings you Massachusetts's most comprehensive list of fishing locations, providing interactive maps that show each location's GPS coordinates, nearby facilities (like restaurants, gas stations, marinas and fishing shops), their current and forecasted weather and, if available, their water conditions.

Registered users can rate fishing locations, post their personal/public notes and also tag them with information about fish species generally caught there as well as the most common and effective fishing techniques.

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Find any of the 5575 locations currently available in EZFishing database, to check fishing reports, maps, directions, weather and water conditions.

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Massachusetts Fishing Resources

Fishing regulations and licensing, guides/outfitter services and local fishing clubs in Massachusetts.

Massachusetts Fishing Regulations

Are you familiar with the fishing regulation in Massachusetts?
It is never a bad idea to check it again before your next outing.


Massachusetts Fishing License

Purchasing a fishing license you are helping to preserve the environment and also ensure that future generations can enjoy fishing as you are. Among other things, your fishing license fees support fisheries and hatcheries management, education programs about fishing and conservation, protection of endangered species.

Here it is where you can get your fishing license.


Links to Massachusetts Government Agencies

Here are a few websites of Massachusetts's agencies involved in regulation and conservation.

Massachusetts Fishing News

Check out what is the latest fishing buzz in Massachusetts.

  • Crew rescued from sinking fishing boat
  • NEW BEDFORD, Mass. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - Six people have been rescued off the coast of Massachusetts from a sinking boat. The coast guard found the 72-foot scallop fishing boat taking on water Sunday. All of the survivors are okay. It's unknown why the ship ..
  • WWMT
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  • 11/21/2016 3:14:48 PM
  • 6 rescued from sinking NC fishing boat off Massachusetts coast
  • Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window) Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window) Share on Facebook (Opens in new window) Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window) NEW BEDFORD, Mass. (WNCT) – The U.S. Coast Guard rescued six crew ...
  • WNCN
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  • 11/21/2016 7:22:21 AM
  • 6 rescued from sinking fishing boat off Massachusetts coast
  • Coast Guard officials say six people were rescued from a 72-foot fishing boat as it was sinking off the coast of southeastern Massachusetts. Officials told The Standard-Times that the sinking boat in Buzzards Bay near New Bedford was first reported shortly
  • WCVB | WCVB Boston
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  • 11/20/2016 8:59:35 PM
  • National Fish gets one step closer to the Gloucester waterfront
  • A tax incentive plan put forth by National Fish & Seafood has been okayed by the Gloucester, Massachusetts City Council, better positioning the company to potentially purchase an area facility currently owned by cold-storage provider Americold as well as .
  • seafoodsource.com
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  • 11/11/2016 3:05:11 PM
  • Waste Management Names James C. Fish, Jr. Chief Executive Officer
  • Market Area General Manager for Massachusetts and Rhode Island, Vice President of Price Management and Director of Financial Planning and Analysis. Fish earned a Bachelor of Science in accounting from Arizona State University and an MBA in finance from the
  • ih.advfn.com
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  • 11/10/2016 10:30:11 PM
  • National Fish & Seafood gets tax break on new property purchase
  • The Gloucester-based seafood supplier National Fish & Seafood Company got a break after a 6-3 vote by the city council of Gloucester, Massachusetts, which pushed through a seven-year tax increment finance plan. The company can now ask for state-based tax .
  • IntraFish
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  • 11/10/2016 8:57:08 PM
  • Gloucester approves tax break for National Fish’s new facility
  • Gloucester, Massachusetts' City Council has approved a tax incentive plan for seafood processor National Fish & Seafood, reports the Gloucester Times. The decision opens the door for the Pacific Andes International Holdings-owned company to seek state ...
  • undercurrentnews
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  • 11/10/2016 5:15:13 PM
  • Fishing Report: Here's hoping Trump stands up for fish
  • This week, I heard from 30 fishermen, many of them leaders of fishing clubs and associations in Rhode Island and Massachusetts, on how we need to keep the MSA strong… the way it is, so it continues to rebuild fish stocks around the nation (over 40 fish ...
  • The Providence Journal
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  • 11/10/2016 1:37:29 AM
  • Experts: Fish die-off on Cape Cod Bay beaches not unusual
  • Photo gallery: See thousands of fish washed ashore on Cape Cod But this year appears to be extreme, said Michael Lach, who walks the Brewster beaches every fall with his sons as volunteers for the Massachusetts Audubon Society's Wellfleet Bay Wildlife ...
  • capecodtimes.com
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  • 10/31/2016 7:04:19 AM
  • New England looking to lift shellfish harvest ban soon
  • Shellfish harvesting could resume as soon as this week in Massachusetts after being banned for nearly a month, said officials on 28 October. The shutdown, which began on 7 October, was in response to the discovery of unprecedented levels of toxic algae ...
  • seafoodsource.com
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  • 10/30/2016 11:54:49 PM
  • Massachusetts Saltwater Recreational Fishing Guide
  • Each year, the Massachusetts Saltwater Recreational Fishing Guide provides you with basic information about the Commonwealth’s recreational fishing rules and opportunities. Available at tackle shops throughout the state and at each of our offices, this ...
  • mass.gov
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  • 10/30/2016 11:54:49 PM
  • Swedish official won't rule out national lobster ban
  • Lobster exports make up a significant piece of the Massachusetts lobster fishery’s business. Gloucester reigns as the state’s most prolific lobster port, both in terms of landings by weight and number of permitted lobstermen fishing here, followed by ...
  • Gloucester Daily Times
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  • 10/19/2016 10:31:49 AM
  • Mass Street Fish House and Raw Bar to Open this Fall
  • LAWRENCE, Kan. - Oct. 18, 2016 - PRLog-- Construction has started on a new restaurant at 719 Massachusetts Street. The space will undergo a complete remodel in preparation for the opening of Mass Street Fish House and Raw Bar this fall. Located in the ...
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  • 10/18/2016 5:21:02 PM
  • National Fish seeking city subsidy to purchase plant
  • National Fish & Seafood, a tenant at Americold's property in Gloucester, Massachusetts is looking to buy the facility, reports the Gloucester Times. The company, the US processing and shrimp importing arm of Pacific Andes International Holdings (PAIH ...
  • undercurrentnews
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  • 10/13/2016 3:46:44 PM
  • A Fish’s-Eye View of the New England Drought
  • Just as they do every fall, Massachusetts Fisheries and Wildlife workers are stocking dozens of rivers and ponds with rainbow trout, raised in hatcheries, for anglers to catch. But this year, because of the drought, a few places won’t get fish.
  • nepr.net
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  • 10/11/2016 12:54:20 AM
  • Attention fish eaters! You may be consuming toxic chemicals
  • Most power plants slaughter a million or more fish a year (For instance, in Massachusetts, USA one plant kills one million fish a day.) So, whenever you switch your light on and you know your power is coming from a sea-based or estuary-based power-plant ..
  • Firstpost
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  • 10/10/2016 7:46:31 PM
  • Cape Cod Bay, Massachusetts Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
  • Fishing conditions: Hurricane Matthew left us with windy conditions, but there is still some good fishing for both bass and blues, from shore and boat. Excellent spots are beach fronts and mouths of rivers. Juvenile herring are starting to drop back.
  • orvis.com
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  • 10/9/2016 11:58:15 PM
  • Fishing Gear Recovery Effort Planned by Center for Coastal Studies
  • PROVINCETOWN – The Center for Coastal Studies will be working this winter to clean up lost, abandoned or derelict fishing gear from Cape Cod and Massachusetts Bays. The organization was awarded a $95,000 grant through NOAA’s Marine Debris Program to ...
  • capecoddaily.com
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  • 10/5/2016 10:12:38 AM
  • Ipswich Bay Massachusetts US GPS Fishing Spots (3450+)
  • Download over 3450 fishing spots in Ipswich Bay, Massachusetts, US. Tired of fishing the same spots? We have the best fishing spots for Ipswich Bay. Our files contain artificial and natural reefs, buoys, ledges, rocks, shipwrecks, and many other types of .
  • fishingstatus.com
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  • 10/5/2016 8:03:47 AM
  • Counting Fish
  • Ginger the Drone about to take off and hover above the calibration chart. • Biologists William (Bill) Hoffman and Nick Buchan of the Massachusetts Division of Marine Fisheries for taking us out to sea and teaching us the basics of fish sampling ...
  • gastropod.com
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  • 10/4/2016 6:24:45 AM
  • Massachusetts Commercial Fishing Permits
  • All persons who land and sell finfish, shellfish, lobsters, edible crabs or other living marine resources in Massachusetts must have a commercial fishing permit from the Division of Marine Fisheries and must sell only to permitted Massachusetts dealers.
  • mass.gov
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  • 10/3/2016 11:58:12 PM
  • Massachusetts fishing groups go into politics
  • The Boston Globe: The Massachusetts fishing industry, coping with a new set of tough government regulations, is hiring lobbyists and pumping tens of thousands of dollars into the campaign coffers of state and federal lawmakers to fight for its survival.
  • IntraFish
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  • 10/3/2016 11:58:12 PM
  • The Quiet Fishing Town In Massachusetts That Seems Frozen In Time
  • This little fishing village is the perfect fusion of classic, coastal charm and inspiring art colony. No matter if you want to spend a relaxing weekend by the sea, are craving some fresh seafood, or just want to stroll along one of the state’s most ...
  • onlyinyourstate.com
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  • 10/3/2016 7:08:53 AM
  • Fish The Striper Strip
  • Drive Route 127 along the fishy beaches of Massachusetts’ North Shore and spot fall-run stripers from your car. There’s a great deal to be said for taking a fish from the chest-high nighttime October surf, a time when most people are indoors ...
  • onthewater.com
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  • 9/30/2016 7:01:07 PM

Massachusetts Guides/Outfitters

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Massachusetts Fishing Clubs

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Massachusetts Weather

Allendale, MA (1201)

Updated on 23:41 PM

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33°F 

Feels like: 24°F

Wind:290° 10 Kt
Humidity:81% 
Dew Point:28°F
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Sunrise: 07:04 AM 

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